YC is a startup accelerator which selects a batch of startups twice in a year and provides them with a funding amount of about 150,000 $ at the equity of about 7%.
YC winter batch starts in January and ends in March while the summer batch starts in June and continue till August.
After getting selected in YC startups get reshaped into proper businesses with proper business plans and after three month period, each selected startup has to pitch on demo day for investment opportunities.YC is founded by Paul Graham, Jessica Livingston, Trevor Blackwell, and Robert Tappan Morris in 2005. Currently, YC startups have raised more than 25$ billion and its portfolio includes startups like Airbnb, Stripe, Quora, Dropbox, Gitlab, Doorbash, etc.
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